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Economic, Social and Political SciencesPostgraduate study

Mr Zahoor Ahmad PhD

Postgraduate Research Student

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Mr Zahoor Ahmad is Postgraduate Researcher within Social Statistics & Demography at the University of Southampton.


Post Doctorate,University of Southampton, UK.2012

Ph.D. in StatisticsNational College of Business Administration & Economics (NCBA&E), Lahore, Pakistan, 2008.

M. Phil. in Statistics, National College of Business Administration & Economics (NCBA&E), Lahore, Pakistan, 2003.

Master in Computer Sciences, Institute of Computer Science  Nasreen Kayani Foundation for the Advancement of Computer Technology (ICS-NKFACT), Lahore, Pakistan, 2001.

M.Sc. (Two Years) in Statistics, University of Agricultural Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 1997.

B. Sc. (Two Years) (Statistics, Math. A & B)University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. 1994.


Recent Position: Assistant Professor (TTS)/Head, Department of Statistics, University of Gujrat from September, 2008 to September 2014.

Lecturer in Statistics at F. C. College (A Chartered University), Lahore from August, 2005 to August, 2007.

Visiting Faculty Member in National College of Business Administration & Economics Lahore, Kinnaird College and Queen Mary College Lahore from March 2002 to August 2005.

I have taught and supervised theses from BS (Hons) to MPhil/PhD level during above service period.

Beside Teaching and research, my major responsibilities during service period in University of Gujrat were

Research interests


Research interests:

Estimation in Two-Phase Sampling, Modelling of complex surveys data under informative sampling. 

MPhil/PhD research:

Current PhD Research
PhD Title: Multilevel Modelling of complex progressive data under informative sampling
Supervisors: 1) Prof. Danny Pfeffermann 2) Prof. LiChun Zhang
Funding Agency: ESRC DTC University of Southampton.

Previous Research
MPhil Title: Generalization of Sampford’s Selection Procedure.
Supervisor: Prof. Muhammad Hanif Mian
PhD Title: Generalized multivariate ratio and regression estimators for multi-phase sampling.
Supervisor: Prof. Muhammad Hanif Mian

Research projects:

Principal Investigator of “Law Breaking: Causes and Consequences” at Punjab level, funded by HEC, Islamabad. Under Process.

Principal Investigator of “Causes and Repercussions of Mass failure of Boys in Degree Colleges: A Study in Gujrat District” funded by HEC, Islamabad. Completed.




Mr Zahoor Ahmad
Reception Building 58 University of Southampton Southampton SO17 1BJ United Kingdom

Room Number: 58/1021

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